via press release:
2011 IRB RUGBY WORLD CUP
No.1 NEW ZEALAND VS. CANADA, SUNDAY 3 PM ET
NEW YORK – September 29, 2011 – NBC Sports presents HD coverage of the IRB Rugby World Cup, No.1 New Zealand vs. Canada, on Sunday from Wellington, New Zealand from 3-6 p.m. ET.
The No. 1 ranked New Zealand All Blacks will take on the Canadian Maple Leafs (No.12) in the final match of Pool A in the Rugby World Cup. New Zealand has won all three games they’ve played thus far in the tournament while Canada is 1-1-1.
Coverage will feature a studio pre-game show, halftime and post-game shows, as well as several other production enhancements. The studio team will consist of NBC commentators Fred Roggin and Bill Seward alongside former USA Rugby Captain and Universal Sports analyst Brian Hightower.
NBC will also broadcast the World Cup final on Sunday, October 23 from 3-6 p.m. ET.